Come visit our display in Fowler Hall! The Order of the Daughters of the King (DOK) is excited to begin a new ministry: Art for the Soul. Each month different artists will display their artwork, including paintings, pottery, jewelry and more. This program allows the artist to showcase and sell art to the members of St. James’ as well as others who attend various programs throughout the month. DOK will use its proceeds from Art for the Soul to support outreach ministries.
Stacy Sowell Kaiser and Bea Aiken are the featured artists for December.
Stacy Sowell Kaiser is an elementary school teacher who taught early grades at St. Richard for several years and is currently teaching Second Grade in the Jackson Public School system at Boyd Elementary. She has taught numerous after school enrichment art classes at St. Richard and also conducts group and private instruction for kids, including birthday parties. Her art business operates as S. Kaiser Unique Carved Art and can be found on Facebook. Her unique art is created on recycled wood or canvas with plaster, paint, & polyurethane. She does crosses, fleur de lis, all sorts of animals and college logos. She lives in Madison and is married to John Kaiser. They have two kids, Ryan, 20, and Rachel, who will be 16 in a couple of weeks.
Bee Aiken is a former art student of native Jacksonian, Alice Riley. While Bee has chosen to remain an amateur artist, she gets so much joy from the experience an her paintings are popular throughout the south.
The T.K. Martin Center’s project EXPRESS Yourself! uses the techniques of Artistic Realization Technologies (A.R.T.) to provide a means for Mississippians with significant physical disabilities to feel the power of self expression through visual art.
To affect a profound change in the life of and EXPRESS Yourself artist, consider purchasing modestly priced original art. No only will your purchase bring you a powerful paining, it will support the EXPRESS Yourself! project and artists; and will also enable us to reach more individuals throughout Mississippi. Any amount in excess of the price of the painting is considered a charitable donation and my be tax deductible. The T.K. Martin Center is a 501-(c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information, contact us at (662)325-1028 or P.O. Box 9736 Mississippi State, Mississippi 39762 or visit their website www.tkmartin.msstate.edu/projects/express.php
If you have any questions, special requests, or would like to make a purchase please contact: Helen Graham at email@example.com or 601.953.6111.